Cleveland Police launches search for new recruits

PCSO Graham Handley, left, with Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger.
PCSO Graham Handley, left, with Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger.

Cleveland Police needs you!

The force is on the look-out for new recruits and will officially open applications on January 27.

The process of becoming a police officer or a special constable is challenging and demanding but we are looking for individuals who can meet the national standard, deliver exceptional service and keep our communities safe. In return we offer a rewarding career full of interesting and new experiences.

Barry Coppinger

The process will close after four weeks or once 400 applications have been received.

The force will also be recruiting special constables and will close recruitment when 200 applications have been received, or after four weeks.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland, Barry Coppinger said: “The process of becoming a police officer or a special constable is challenging and demanding but we are looking for individuals who can meet the national standard, deliver exceptional service and keep our communities safe. In return, we offer a rewarding career full of interesting and new experiences.”

A web chat will be held between 6pm and 7pm tomorrow and two events will be held for prospective candidates at Teesside University Centuria Building between 6pm and 8pm on Tuesday and between 10am and noon on Thursday, January 21.

Anyone wishing to attend can sign up via Eventbrite, the link to which is available on the Cleveland Police website, and application forms will be available on the careers section of the Cleveland Police website from 11.30am on Wednesday, January 27.

To log onto the recruitment web chat, go to https://www.cleveland.police.uk/get-involved/community-click.aspx and for an application form visit https://www.cleveland.police.uk/careers/index.aspx
To sign up for the events at Teesside University, visit https://cprecruitmentevent1.eventbrite.co.uk or https://cprecruitmentevent2.eventbrite.co.uk